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“Batman And Harley Quinn” Digital Comic Series Coming July 2017 From DC Comics

DC Comics will release a special digital comic series tie-in to the forthcoming Batman and Harley Quinn animated movie. The series will act as both a prequel and sequel to the forthcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie title from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment. Batman and Harley Quinn arrives August 15, 2017 on Digital Download and August 29, 2017 on Blu-ray and DVD. Continue below for press details and a first look at the comic itself.

AN ANIMATED NEW COMIC FOR HARLEY QUINN AND HER BEST PAL…BATMAN
The digital series includes a prequel and sequel to the animated film this August

It’s the team-up we’ve been dreaming of as the cute psychopath Harley Quinn joins the brooding Dark Knight for a brand-new Digital First comic series, Harley Quinn and Batman. The series, from Batman: The Animated Series writer Ty Templeton and artist Rick Burchett, is an exciting new five-chapter prequel adventure to the Batman And Harley Quinn animated film coming out this August from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Harley Quinn and Batman“Batman and Harley, Joker and Ivy, Nightwing and Catwoman. Is there a better cast of characters anywhere in fiction?” says Templeton. “I spent some of the best years of my career working with these icons and could not be happier to be returning to Gotham City and their adventures. And to top it off, I get to work with the incomparable Rick Burchett again! Pinch me, I’m dreaming. We’re getting the band back together!”

Harley Quinn is a legend in her own mind, so when she realizes the Joker thinks of her as a sidekick, she takes her revenge. Harley’s now faced with a hard decision to break out as her own super-villain, and she’s willing to go for it!

“I spent quite a few years working with these characters in this art style,” says Burchett. “It’s like visiting old friends. For me, though, the best part is having the opportunity to work with Ty Templeton again. It’s been way too long.”

The digital series will launch Monday, July 31, with the five chapters being released bi-weekly.

But wait! Where’s the sequel?

Beginning in October, seven sequel chapters will be released digitally each week, and to make it extra-crazy, we flipped the names! Batman and Harley Quinn is a collection of stories tied to the events of the film. These chapters will feature stories and art by Jeff Parker, Craig Rousseau, Luciano Vecchio, Amanda Deibert, David Hahn, Dario Brizuela, Matthew Dow Smith, Sandy Jarrell, Ty Templeton and more.

All 12 chapters will be collected in trade paperback in summer 2018. Digital chapters will be available for download beginning July 31 via the DC Comics App, readdcentertainment.com, iBooks, comiXology.com, Google Play, Kindle Store and Nook Store.

About the movie:
In Batman and Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue (a.k.a. The Floronic Man) embark on an ecological quest to save the planet – and, unfortunately, eliminate most of humankind along the way. To save humanity, Batman and Nightwing are forced to enlist Harley Quinn to catch Poison Ivy, Harley’s BFF and frequent partner-in-crime. But Batman’s patience is put to the test by the unpredictable and untrustworthy Harley during the twists and turns the reluctant companions face during their bumpy road trip. The result is a thrill ride of action, adventure and comedy no Batman fan has seen before. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the all-new, feature-length animated film arrives August 15 on Digital and August 29 on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Deluxe Giftset, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD.

Batman and Harley Quinn will have a special one-night only theatrical screening at select locations on August 14, 2017. Details are available here.

Batman and Harley Quinn arrives on Digital HD on August 15th, 2017, followed by Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD releases on August 29th, 2017. For more information on the animated feature, check out the Batman and Harley Quinn subsite right here at The World’s Finest. The subsite includes videos and images not available anywhere else, along with additional content and details. Be sure to keep checking back for further updates here at The World’s Finest and on our Twitter feed.

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“DC Comics Presents: Batman Adventures” Collection Coming July 2014

DC Comics has officially released details for their library of July 2014-shipping comic book titles, and included in the listings is a new The Batman Adventures-themed collection. DC Comics Presents: Batman Adventures is a one-shot collection, slated for release on July 30th, 2014, featuring five stories pulled from the classic The Batman Adventures comic title (and its respective spin-offs and reboots). Cover price is $7.99US.

Continue below for the details for this new The Batman Adventures collection, including initial cover artwork.

DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN ADVENTURES #1
Written by KELLEY PUCKETT, PAUL DINI and TY TEMPLETON
Art by TY TEMPLETON, RICK BURCHETT, TERRY BEATTY and BRUCE TIMM
Cover by MIKE PAROBECK and RICK BURCHETT
On sale JULY 30 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

Some of the best all-ages Batman stories ever are back in this new title collecting BATMAN ADVENTURES #2 and 27, BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #2 and 4, and a short tale from ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3. Guest-starring Catwoman, The Joker, Two-Face and more!

DC Comics Presents: Batman Adventures is slated for release on July 30th, 2014. The collection will retail for $7.99US.

The Batman Adventures was a critically acclaimed comic book launched in the 1990s to coincide with the debut of Batman: The Animated Series. Running for nearly a decade through an assortment of revamps and reboots, the comic title which featured stories which took place in continuity of Batman: The Animated Series. The series featured work by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm, Kelley Puckett, Mike Parobeck, Ty Templeton, Rick Burchett, Dev Madan, Joe Staton, Tim Levins, Scott Peterson, Dan Slott, and many others.

DC Comics is also slated to release a full-length trade paperback collection of The Batman Adventures in late 2014. Initial details on that forthcoming release can be found here. Details on the The Batman Adventures comic book series can be found at The World’s Finest Batman: The Animated Series subsite.

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